Managing Records: Laws & Regulations

New York State Laws and Regulations Relevant to Non-Government Records

Archives Partnership Trust Act (chapter 758, Laws of 1992)
Establishes the Archives Partnership Trust, a public benefit corporation, which secures private funding for special projects and enhances awareness of the New York State Archives.

Education Law

Section 140, New York Documentary Heritage Act
Creates the Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) which is administered by the New York State Archives.

Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

Part 189, 8NYCRR
Provides additional information on grant eligibility and the distribution of aid relative to the New York Documentary Heritage Act.

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